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  Topic: poi database it all works but 1 glitch on an icon- why?
bert333

Replies: 15
Views: 8870

PostForum: Advanced GPS Lounge   Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 4:21 pm   Subject: Solution
Big thanks to MaFt and Strumble for their patience and help.
Solution was
Completely change the file name and use underscores (don't ask me why- I have no idea)
Change icon to 8 bit (despite the fa ...
  Topic: poi database it all works but 1 glitch on an icon- why?
bert333

Replies: 15
Views: 8870

PostForum: Advanced GPS Lounge   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2008 5:28 pm   Subject: poi database it all works but 1 glitch on an icon- why?
renamed both the file Soc_Gen
made no difference - (sorry)
BTW I use Garmin 60 csx

I am assuming that the only information in the excel file is lat, long and name, and anything else isn't requir ...
  Topic: poi database it all works but 1 glitch on an icon- why?
bert333

Replies: 15
Views: 8870

PostForum: Advanced GPS Lounge   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2008 5:02 pm   Subject: poi database it all works but 1 glitch on an icon- why?
Question:
in the excel files I notice under 'details' this 4.41473E+11
what is this?
  Topic: poi database it all works but 1 glitch on an icon- why?
bert333

Replies: 15
Views: 8870

PostForum: Advanced GPS Lounge   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2008 4:51 pm   Subject: poi database it all works but 1 glitch on an icon- why?
I've renamed 6 different icons
same result
Q:
Must there be a reference INSIDE the excel file to the icon name?

No- icon not 8 bit -

All downloaded icons that work all have the same dimensio ...
  Topic: poi database it all works but 1 glitch on an icon- why?
bert333

Replies: 15
Views: 8870

PostForum: Advanced GPS Lounge   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2008 3:05 pm   Subject: poi database it all works but 1 glitch on an icon- why?
Crying or Very sad it is still doing it..... grrrrrrr
despite fresh installation.
Why oh why isn't the file recognising the icon......... scratching head to hair loss... Confused
  Topic: poi database it all works but 1 glitch on an icon- why?
bert333

Replies: 15
Views: 8870

PostForum: Advanced GPS Lounge   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2008 2:36 pm   Subject: poi database it all works but 1 glitch on an icon- why?
Yes to using POI loader
Yes to file name exactly as poi name
My personal excel file included with others in same folder
poi image details exactly as all others except in name

all files containin ...
  Topic: poi database it all works but 1 glitch on an icon- why?
bert333

Replies: 15
Views: 8870

PostForum: Advanced GPS Lounge   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2008 1:25 pm   Subject: oops
Embarassed garmin 60 CSX with 2GB mem card

every downloaded excel file with corresponding icon works
My file works but does not associate the icon the the file so although it displays the poi o ...
  Topic: poi database it all works but 1 glitch on an icon- why?
bert333

Replies: 15
Views: 8870

PostForum: Advanced GPS Lounge   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2008 12:58 pm   Subject: poi database it all works but 1 glitch on an icon- why?
I have downloaded some of the POi's from the database offered here (300,000 POIs for free)

I would like to ask any experts here this:

I also created my own excel .csv file in exactly the same f ...
  Topic: how do you make / add an icon picture
bert333

Replies: 19
Views: 5179

PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 9:25 am   Subject: how do you make / add an icon picture
Device is a 60CSX

Understood about the name but does one include this file IN the CSV file or does one upload the icon as a custom icon?
And should there be a reference in the excel file to that i ...
  Topic: how do you make / add an icon picture
bert333

Replies: 19
Views: 5179

PostForum: Points Of Interest (POIs)   Posted: Fri Jun 27, 2008 6:14 pm   Subject: Question re icon
Re Customised POI file

As all the same type of POI (for example petrol stations) need be in one single excel file - how to do allocate an icon to this file?
where do you place the icon? so that it ...
 
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